(2010), "EU-US launched joint energy council", International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Vol. 11 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijshe.2010.24911aab.005Download as .RIS
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EU-US launched joint energy council
Article Type: News From: International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, Volume 11, Issue 1
An EU-US energy council that seeks to coordinate policies on carbon capture and storage and work towards common approaches on energy efficiency, especially in buildings, has been launched. The council aims to deepen bilateral energy cooperation to address the growing challenges of energy security, sustainability and climate change, according to an EU source. It will be a platform for cooperation on energy policies and for strengthening collaboration on energy technologies.
The EU and the USA may now seek to work together to develop renewable energies, including sustainable biomass and biofuels, and incentives to drive their uptake, and to promote smart grids and metering. They would try to align their post-2012 energy research agendas. The council will meet annually, alternately in the EU and the USA, and report to the EU-US summit.